November 15, 2018
Rising Sun (1993)
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Rising Sun
Category: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Director: Philip Kaufman
Cast: Sean Connery, Wesley Snipes, Harvey Keitel, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Kevin Anderson, Mako (I), Ray Wise, Stan Egi, Stan Shaw, Tia Carrere, Steve Buscemi, Tatjana Patitz, Peter Crombie, Sam Lloyd, Alexandra Powers
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Plot Summary
At a celebration over the completed joint venture between a Japanese company and a US defence contractor a young woman is found strangled. A retired foreign liaison with expertise on Japanese culture is called in to help the current liaison overcome resistance from the Japanese, who are actively trying to mislead the investigation. As the liaisons get closer to the truth, political pressure is applied to get them off the case, and they must race against time to resolve it.
Cast List
Sean Connery           John Connor
Wesley Snipes           Web Smith
Harvey Keitel           Tom Graham
Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa           Eddie Sakamura
Kevin Anderson           Bob Richmond
Mako (I)           Yoshida-san
Ray Wise           Senator John Morton
Stan Egi           Ishihara
Stan Shaw           Phillips
Tia Carrere           Jingo Asakuma
Steve Buscemi           Willy 'the Weasel' Wilhelm
Tatjana Patitz           Cheryl Lynn Austin
Peter Crombie           Greg
Sam Lloyd           Rick
Alexandra Powers           Julia